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National Eye Centre Doctors Down Tools Over Skipping Allowances

On 07/Apr/2014 / In Medical News

Resident Doctors of the National Eye Centre, Kaduna, have resumed their suspended strike action over the non payment of skipping allowances by the skipping allowances by the management.   The doctors said they[...]

Imo Health Workers Call For Over Haul of The State's Health System

On 07/Apr/2014 / In Medical News

  The Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria, Imo State council has called for a comprehensive overhaul of the health sector in the state.   The union called on the state government to, as a matter[...]

World Health Day - 7 April 2014

On 06/Apr/2014 / In Medical News

World Health Day is celebrated on 7 April every year to mark the anniversary of the founding of WHO in 1948. Each year a theme is selected that highlights a priority area of public health. The Day provides an opportuni[...]

Ebola Virus, Africa's Next Headache

On 05/Apr/2014 / In Medical News

The reigning word in medical circles today in Africa is Ebola. But Ebola is a deadly virus currently ravaging some African countries such as Senegal, Sierra Leone and Guinea. Nigeria, in fright of the virus, has been o[...]

Body Odour Changes Following Vaccination

On 04/Apr/2014 / In Medical News

Our understanding of the role of body odour in conveying personal information continues to grow. New research from the Monell Chemical Senses Center and the U.S. Department of Agriculture reveals that immunization can[...]

Mustard Seed As Remedy for Liver, Kidney Damage, Epilepsy, Diabetes

On 04/Apr/2014 / In Medical News

It is better known for the Biblical ‘Parable of the Mustard Seed.’ But it has become an article of trade in the country. Marketers advertise it even on ‘Molue’ buses in Lagos as a potential &lsq[...]

BREAKING NEWS: Health Workers May Begin Strike April 29

On 04/Apr/2014 / In Medical News

HEALTH professionals, under the aegis of the Joint Health Workers Union (JOHESU), may begin an indefinite nationwide strike from April 29 if the Federal Government refuses to meet their demands during the next negotiat[...]

How Does Smoking Cause COPD

On 04/Apr/2014 / In Medical News

  . Studies over the years have found out that smoking is the leading cause of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). In this article, we will try to know how smoking leads to COPD.   Chronic Obs[...]

‘Running Tied To Shorter Lifespan’

On 03/Apr/2014 / In Medical News

Running regularly has long been linked to a host of health benefits, including weight control, stress reduction, better blood pressure and cholesterol.   However, recent research suggests there may a point of[...]

Health tip: Avoid Weight Gain During Menopause

On 03/Apr/2014 / In Medical News

Menopausal women are more prone to weight gain, particularly in the abdominal area, due to the many hormonal changes they face.   The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics offers this advice to help avoid weight[...]

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